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SSC804 - Research Communication

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne); Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne); Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Robin Doss





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

 22 hours of class and seminars


The aim of this unit is to introduce students to the principles of academic writing and broad presentation skills in science communication.  Students’ develop academic research communication skills in the context of their scientific discipline.  The emphasis of learning in this unit is drafting a research proposal, and preparing for confirmation of their research candidature. In this process, students are required to outline the nature of their research through appropriate presentation methods, justifying the research inquiry that they intend to undertake.  In this unit, students will be required to attend and contribute to a range of research seminars and classes throughout the trimester to reinforce their learnings.


Assignment 1 20%, assignment 2 40%, contribution to a range of research seminars and classes 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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